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Current Affairs Recap of the Day: 4 January 2016

Jan 4, 2016 19:05 IST

Jagranjosh.com brings the Current Affairs Recap of the Day to provide the reader a tool to recap and revise the important current affairs of the day in bulleted form. It will be helpful in preparation for competitive exams like IAS/PCS, SSC, Bank, MBA and etc.

•    The World Braille Day was observed on – 4 January 2016

•    Mizoram government will implement National Food Security Act (NFSA) from – February 2016

•    The veteran CPI leader, also the former general secretary of the party, who passed away on 2 January 2016 is - Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan

•    The Union Government will roll out LPG-like DBT scheme for kerosene from - 1 April 2016

•    The Oscar-winning cinematographer for Close Encounters of the Third Kind who died on 1 January 2016 is - Vilmos Zsigmond

•    The Sussex fast bowler who died on 3 January 2016 at the age of 22 is - Matthew Hobden

•    Delhi Police entered the Limca Book of Records for - Solving the biggest cash heist case of the country

•    The city in which the 103rd Indian Science Congress was inaugurated on 3 January 2016 – Mysuru

•    The country with which India on 1 January 2015 exchanged the list of nuke installations and prisoners for the 25th consecutive year as part of the bilateral agreement that is in force since 1991 – Pakistan

•    The state in which a Sports University will be established by the Central Coalfield Limited (CCL) – Jharkand

•    The multi barrel rocket launcher system that was successfully test-fired in December 2015 by India at Pokhran in Rajasthan - Pinaka II

•    Pakistan-born singer who on 1 January 2016 got Indian citizenship is - Adnan Sami

•    The state which became the first in the country to allow issuance of motor insurance policies in digital form by launching e-Vahan Bima Scheme – Telangana

•    Arunima Sinha, the amputee mountaineer who set a record by climbing the Mount Everest on 25 December 2015, conquered - Mount Aconcagua in Argentina

•    India on 3 January 2016 won of the South Asian Football Federation Cup (SAFF) championships by defeating defending champions - Afghanistan

•    Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir on 3 January 2016 announced that his country has broken off diplomatic ties with - Iran

•    Several heavily armed terrorists on 2 January 2016 attacked Pathankot Air Force Station, a part of - the Western Air Command of the Indian Air Force (IAF)

•    Justice RM Lodha Committee on IPL spot fixing on 4 January 2015 submitted its report to the Supreme Court suggesting reforms in - the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)

•    To redress grievances of parents and teachers of primary schools the basic education department has planned to start separate help-lines in - Uttar Pradesh

•    In order to groom talent from a young age, Union Government has decided to organise National School Games in a big way at - four-five venues in the country every year

•    Telangana government on 3 January 2015 decided to regularise the services of over - 18000 temporary employees

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